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Box 2

 Container

Contains 145 Collections and/or Records:

Mott, Lucretia to Wright, Martha, Philadelphia, 1861 11mo 4

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181991
Scope and Contents 3 pages. Possibly a fragment. Mott discusses the war and the chances of it ending slavery. She also mentions having recently had Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. and William Lloyd Garrison to dinner at her house.

Subjects: United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880; War

Relevant locations: Philadelphia (Pa.)
Dates: 1861 11mo 4

Mott, Lucretia to Wright, Martha, Roadside, 1861 11mo 6

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181992
Scope and Contents 2 pages. Written from Roadside. Lucretia Mott gives her sister news of friends and family and discusses Abraham Lincoln, his cabinet, and the relationship of slavery to the war. Mott also talks at length of the dismissal of John C. Frémont, a Union general who favored emancipation and under whom Mott's son-in-law Edward M. Davis served.Subjects: Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880; WarRelevant...
Dates: 1861 11mo 6

Mott, Lucretia to ?, 1861 11mo? 10

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181994
Scope and Contents 4 pages. Fragment. In addition to giving her sister news of family and friends, Lucretia Mott discusses war, John C. Fremont, James Miller McKim's "blind concert," and the sickness of her granddaughter Lucretia Mott Hopper. "Thousands and tens of thousands idle soldiers, to be clothed and cared for by the labor of women in great measure"Subjects: United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880; War; Women and warRelevant locations:...
Dates: 1861 11mo? 10

Mott, Lucretia to Wright, Martha, Philadelphia, 1861 12mo 5

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181993
Scope and Contents 4 pages. Lucretia Mott gives her sister news of friends and family. She also discusses the war, Lincoln's policy of confiscating slaves as confederate property and the public response to it, war in general, the sickness of her granddaughter Lucretia Mott Hopper (1838-1861), and mentions in passing that James Miller McKim is putting on a "blind concert." Possibly a fragment. "Petitions should now be poured in from all quarters so that poor Abe, McClellan and the others, may see how...
Dates: 1861 12mo 5

Mott, Lucretia to Wright, Martha, Roadside, 1862 1mo 12

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181995
Scope and Contents 2 pages. Written from Roadside. Lucretia Mott laments the recent death of her granddaughter Lucretia Mott Hopper (1838-1861), discusses the idea that her spirit is still nearby, expresses regret at not telling her plainly that her illness was terminal, and describes her funeral, where Mary Grew and Rachel Moore gave speeches. Possibly a fragment.

Subjects: Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880; Death; Funeral rites and ceremonies; Bereavement

Relevant locations: Cheltenham (Pa.)
Dates: 1862 1mo 12

Mott, Lucretia to Philadelphia family, Auburn, NY, 1862 7mo 16

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181997
Scope and Contents 4 pages. Likely written to children and relatives residing in and around Philadelphia. In addition to relaying news of friends and family, Lucretia Mott makes brief comments on politics, the war, seeing Emily Howland, and taking tea with Frances Seward. Letter is written on a printed circular titled "To the Friends of the Cause of Woman," dated January 15th, 1854 and signed by Lucretia Mott, Lucy Stone, and others.Subjects: Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880; United States--History--Civil...
Dates: 1862 7mo 16

Mott, Lucretia to Children, Auburn, NY, 1862 7mo 17

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181998
Scope and Contents 4 pages. In addition to relaying news of friends and family, Lucretia Mott discusses an article in the "Antislavery Standard" on John C. Frémont by her son-in-law Edward M. Davis. Mentions Emily Howland. Letter is written on a printed circular titled "To the Friends of the Cause of Woman," dated January 15th, 1854 and signed by Lucretia Mott, Lucy Stone, and others.Subjects: Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Davis, Edward M., 1811-1887...
Dates: 1862 7mo 17

Mott, Lucretia to Children, New Milford, 1862 7mo 23

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181999
Scope and Contents 4 pages. Mott describes her trip home from Auburn, New York to Philadelphia. Letter is written on a printed circular titled "To the Friends of the Cause of Woman," dated January 15th, 1854 and signed by Lucretia Mott, Lucy Stone, and others.

Subjects: Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880; Travel

Relevant locations: Great Bend (Pa.); Pennsylvania
Dates: 1862 7mo 23

Mott, Lucretia to Wright, Martha, Roadside, 1862 8mo 17

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00182001
Scope and Contents 4 pages. Written from Roadside. Lucretia Mott provides her sister with news of family and friends, including several Quakers she knows who are serving as soldiers during the Civil War. She expresses a negative opinion of Abraham Lincoln and describes the funeral of Henry Grew.

Subjects: United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

Relevant locations: Cheltenham (Pa.)
Dates: 1862 8mo 17